The Queen has appointed Clare Elizabeth Coates to be a District Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Michael Gove MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.
The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the Wales Circuit, based at Newport (Gwent) County & Family Court with effect from 29 February 2016.
Notes to editors
Clare Elizabeth Coates, aged 46, will be known as District Judge Coates. She was admitted as a Solicitor in 1996 and appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2011.